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Phyllis Bowman, right, with Ann Widdecombe

British Catholics mourn ‘leading light of the global pro-life movement’

Fifth Sunday of Easter: Acts 9: 26-31; 1 John 3: 18-24; John 15: 1-8y

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Page 1, May 4 2012

Print edition 04.05.12

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The London Charterhouse was suppressed and turned into a mansion
Catholic convert Roy Campbell was the inspiration for the Lord of the Rings character Aragorn

Joseph Pearce recalls the extraordinary life of Roy Campbell, who hid St John of the Cross’s letters from Spanish militiamen

Adam Gadahn, an American citizen who became a senior al-Qaeda operative (PA photo)

Suggestion to target Catholics contained in a letter to Osama bin Laden

Cardinal Brady speaks to media outside Armagh cathedral (CNS photo)

Cardinal criticises BBC documentary as misleading and says he had no power to stop abuse

Mgr Newton met Pope Benedict XVI last year (Photo courtesy of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham)

Nuncio says the gift is a sign of the ‘special place the ordinariate holds’ in the Pope’s heart

Daily readings: April 29 – May 5

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms